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Simple Sewing and Sweetness

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

Photo Creds @austin1144 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And making this sweet set of quilt and matching toddler pillowcase was so much fun!   Photo Creds @austin1144 The bird print is Robin in the Hood by Michael Miller Fabrics. The leafy green print for the accent is from the Hopscotch collection by Jamie […]

Layin Pipe – yet another finished man quilt

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

One more finish to share!!!! This is Layin’ Pipe.   The perfect quilt pattern for that handyman in your life. Here is the pipe wrench!         The backing was pieced using a strip of the pipe fabric and a remnant that has been in my stash since the Rural Squirrel quilt.   […]

Nailed It! – another man quilt finish

Posted on: December 7th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

Nailed It! This is my most. favourite. make. EVER Currently….. This is Nailed It! another quilt geared to guys and all boy – or tomboy – as the case may be. *wink*  I was mighty tempted to make this quilt using a rainbow line up of hammers. But resisted… And I am so glad I […]

Scottie Dog – a free quilt pattern!

Posted on: November 30th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

The Scottie Dog free pdf pattern is my way of thanking all of my friends, old and new, for joining me and following me on my quilting journey. This past year has been of epic proportions for me, both as a quilter and as a person just trying to live the life. I could not […]

Screw This! – a finished man quilt

Posted on: November 27th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

I have a few finishes to share. But Screw This is up for today’s post. The pattern comes with so many options. I made my blocks using a variety of bright prints.         The backing and binding fabric has been in my stash since FOREVER! They are from Northcott Fabrics. I like the […]

Let’s Bee Social #245

Posted on: October 10th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! I told you guys I was back in the saddle…  Now I just need to get a grip on the reins!!!!     This photo close up shows a truer resemblance to the actual colours of the fabrics. The background is from the Folio collection by Henry Glass Fabrics. The backing […]

Let’s Bee Social #244

Posted on: October 3rd, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! I’ve made lots of quilting progress since last week!   My photos aren’t the greatest however. Just used my phone for pics this time… This is the mini Rainbow Paintbrushes.       And this is the larger quilt size!         The mini “Rainbow Paintbrushes“ quilt finished at […]

Hedgehog Quilt

Posted on: September 28th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

On Wednesday I showed you all the quilts I have ready in the lineup for quilting. And today I have this super cutie, cute, cute finish to share!!!! I put off finishing a few other things when I had the pattern ready for these little Hedgies.   The fabrics for the hedgehog spikes were made […]

Let’s Bee Social # 241

Posted on: September 12th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! Last week I completed the dog blocks and this week I made them into mini quilts! The French Bulldog block provides instructions for two sizes – 11″ square or 22″ square. French Bulldog The Pug dog block provides instructions for two sizes – 11″ wide x 7″ tall or 22″ wide x 14″ […]

Christmas Sweaters Quilt – Finally a Finish!

Posted on: September 7th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

  There is something very special about your first finish in a new home….     And this one has me thinking about the coming winter season already! I showed the fabrics in this post, if you’re curious about them. This quilt design is reminiscent of the Ugly Christmas Sweaters I made as my first finish of 2016.  The […]